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Themes are like skins to customize the look and feel of your device.

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MIUI12 Themes cannot load on Xiaomi Pad 5

Don't know if this is the right space. I just got the first ever Xiaomi device, the Xiaomi Pad 5. Everyday I got a Noti says "XXX try Miui themes". But the themes cannot be loaded. It is ...
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Any way to extract a live wallpaper from a theme on the theme store?

I would like to extract/save/download a live wallpaper from a theme which I downloaded. Is there anyway to do this without rooting my phone?
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Cannot find an installable/working stock Themes apk installer after accidentally uninstalling it

My device: Huawei Mate 10 Lite ROM: RNE-L21C432B130. Recovery: TWRP. Rooted phone. I accidentally uninstalled the Themes app (the theme setter, not the theme downloader). The app was a Huawei's ...
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Downloaded a software from a laptop. how can i reset the device to the main software. Like it came from the factory

I had a problem with calling and reserving calls. It didn't work out well. So i did rest the device. And again it didn't work. After that i went to a store who did something to the phone i don't know ...
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Toggle between dark and light theme in Google Maps

Can we toggle between light and dark theme in Maps? Maps has shown a message after a new update asking to choose between dark and light theme. After selection (dark, which was illegibly dark under ...
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I want to modify the user interface of android for my device, is this possible if the OEM didnt provide the source code?

The device is running android pie and i know that my build version is PPR1.180610.011 and its already currently running AOSP, however its the ALPS variation (which i think is mediatek's version (...
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Why can't I use light theme on non-oled screens when battery saver is on?

This is what I see in display settings when battery saver is on How does this matter on non-oled screens? I'm using a nokia device
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Will changing app shapes be affected by themes?

I have just desovered 'developer mode' and there is an option to change the app shape. But I have a theme installed on my phone and I don't know if me having a theme will not let the shape change or ...
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Whatsapp theme suddenly turned dark

I was chatting on whatsapp, then I didn't look at my phone for 5 seconds, and when I looked back I saw that it turned dark theme with a wall paper Why? And now I can not get it back to previous ...
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Dark mode / theme before Android 10?

How is it possible (via third party app or without?) to enable Dark mode for all apps (Chrome browser, Phone calls app, Messaging app, etc.) on a Android 5 or 6 smartphone? It's integrated in the OS ...
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How to change status bar icon color Android 9 [Pie]

I have a rooted oneplus 3t phone running Android 9 on a Lineage OS that I wish to style after the Fallout game franchise. I have many details figured out, except that the status bar color only seems ...
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How to get back colored app headers in recent apps list on Samsung devices running on Android Oreo?

Before, in recent apps list of my phone (Samsung Galaxy Note8), headers of apps were colored. Now, they are all white. I am not sure whether it was caused by the transition from Nougat (7.1) to Oreo ...
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How to have a dark / black Quick Settings (swipe down) menu on Oreo 8.1?

I always used to have a dark or black Quick Settings (the swipe down menu) but since Android , it's white. And I can't find out how to change it. Invert Colors is not an option, as that messes up all ...
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MIUI theme made with MIUI theme creator creating problems

I have a Redmi note 5 running MIUI 9.6.2.0 | Stable. I made a theme using MIUI Theme Creator and successfully applied it, but after an hour or so, the theme went back to it's default one. This is ...
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Changing/reverting Samsung's "Recent tabs" color theme to Nougat (based on app's theme) on Oreo device

On Samsung devices running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the recent tabs have different colors based on the apps' theme. On Android 8.0 Oreo, they are all the same color. I want to find a way to revert to ...
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Switch OEM Theme between Blue and Gold on Honor 8

How can a base theme be switched on Honor 8 device? A child of my friend somehow managed to switch device theme on his blue device as if it was on gold device. Icons became silver-gold and wallpaper ...
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Remove a package (upday) from stock theme

I'm new to android so please forgive my maybe trivial questions. So far I've been able to root my J3-2017 (TWRP+SuperSU+Nougat) and now I can access the internal file system using adb shell. My ...
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Substratum themes not applying (Nexus 6P, Dirty Unicorns 12.1 Oreo)

I have the problem of Substratum themes not applying on my Nexus 6P using Dirty Unicorns 12.1 (latest version). I can choose an installed theme in Substratum, choose all the settings I want, and hit ...
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Making the white bar below the keyboard black

I just got a new OnePlus 5T. I like to use a dark theme whenever possible, including the Android keyboard. In many apps, the bottom bar is white. (I'm talking about the navigation bar which has the ...
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All-Encompassing Dark Theme for Colourblind people?

I'm totally new to android so I'm not sure if it works like this - but is there an add-on or something like that that I can get to make all app's "dark theme"? I have a Oneplus 5 and I used the ...
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Every time I install Magisk after a factory reset, I get back an old boot animation and theme. How?

I have factory reset my phone a few times, but every time I install Magisk, I get back an old boot animation that I used from a custom ROM/Kernel I installed and I also get a custom Red accent color I ...
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Switching app icon background from white back to transparent

I'm using a Xiaomi phone running Android 6.0.1 MMB29M with MIUI global version 8.5.3.0 (MALMIED). A while ago I foolishly tried out some of the themes available by default, then hoped to switch back. ...
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Unable to change device theme in Android O

Sorry, to be one of those guys but Android O as you may probably know has the "inverted" theme, which I found kind of strains my eyes, not too much that it's a problem but it still does a little, I ...
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How to remove the 'V' symbol from statusbar

I have an Android 6.0 running device as it has VoLTE support it shows this not so compliance icon with my theme. Is there any way to get rid of this icon means can I hide this ? Here is the ...
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Galaxy S7 edge - How do I use a sound downloaded as part of a theme?

I want to use the sounds I have downloaded as part of my theme (Blue Polygon) as my ringtone and alarm sound. However, it is not in the selection of sounds when I tried to change it. Please advice. ...
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Installing fonts on android

I used to have cyanogen os and it had this theme thing that I could change and install fonts to. But I upgraded to Lineage OS and it's not there anymore. I have some font apks but I dunno how to apply ...
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MIUI 8 extended icons

I have MIUI 8 installed on my smartphone. It looks great, however icons for non-stock apps look ugly. Is there any icon pack, so I can keep the stock theme, but have MIUI-style icons for popular ...
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Is there a default "dark" theme (i.e. black background)?

For the majority of its life Android has had a dark UI (color text on black background), then it switched to light background on Android 6. Android 7 will feature a "night mode" which will permit to ...
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Why is Google Now Launcher using Samsung Theme Store Icons although the theme is uninstalled?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, Android 5.1.1. I installed Google Now Launcher then I installed a theme from Samsung theme store, which replaced the default icons. After removing the theme and the ...
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System UI constantly crashes after installing incompatible theme on CM13

I installed a theme on CyanogenMod 13 that is incompatible. Now my System UI keeps crashing. I can't find it with the file manager. How can I delete the theme? Is there any way I could fix this ...
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theme chooser for cm 12 broken/disappeared after update?

On my Xperia Z1 compact and cm 12 I used the Dark Material theme. Then after a recent update it was disabled 'after too many app crashes'. I tried to set it again but now every time I go to settings->...
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Change the Samsung's "Quick Settings" background color Or Remove Quick Settings

I have Samsung galaxy core 2 Phone. I just want to change the background color (The Dull Blue Colored one) of the quick settings tab. I tried it by using Wanam Xposed. It has many options, but I can't ...
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Xposed module for Lollipop theme in Xperia P [4.1.2 JB]

I've recently rooted my Sony Xperia P and installed Xposed framework. Currently, it's running the stock ROM with latest OTA update [Android JB 4.1.2]. Can anyone please tell me if there are any stable ...
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How to put signal and wifi signals on left leaving battery and notifs on right

Here is what I want my status bar to look like. edited from photo below Here is my status bar now. Im new to this android stuff. All I know is i need to decompile my SystemUI.apk and framework-res....
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Custom CM theme crashes

I used ThemeDIY to create a CM12 theme which worked, but I set one of the colors to semi-transparent. I exported and installed it, and now many of the apps crash. The crash report says: "java.lang....
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Can't uninstall Cyanogenmod11 themes

Recently I installed a number of Cyanogenmod11 Themes from the Android Market. Now I want to uninstall some of then But whenever I try to uninstall it my phone soft reboots. And the theme is still in ...
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Where can I find old cyanogenmod notification sounds?

I recently had to reflash my phone. And am now missing my old default notification sounds. I originally flashed CM10 and later upgraded to CM11. Now I wiped the phone and CM11 directly. In this new ...
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Change theme on Samsung Galaxy Alpha

I have a Samsung Galaxy Alpha G850A and while I've been able to adjust a lot of settings including the wallpaper for the home screen, lock screen, etc I haven't figured out how to get rid of the ugly ...
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CM11 com.android.themes.provider and com.android.settings crash

Dirty updated from OmniROM to latest CM11, fixed permissions, and got crashes. Firstly crashed com.android.phone, I have removed some files and managed to fix it. After it I have tested a little and ...
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(ROOT apps, tweaks, roms, scripts, hacks) cydia like app for android? [closed]

i was wondering if there was an app for android that is like cydia. i want an app that has a huge collection of tweaks, hacks, roms, scrips, apps, themes; just like how cydia (for ios) has. im not ...
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Initial lock screen before the pattern screen not moving

I have a new MI 3 phone with MIUI, and I tried the theme Angry paper on this, and there seems to be a problem with the initial lock screen of this theme and it won't unlock to display the pattern, and ...
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How to install themes in Android 4.1.2

I have heard many applications from play store that install themes but didn't try them yet as i don't know its working .I want a new theme on My Samsung Galaxy trend Duos phone-GT-S7392 (Android 4.1.2)...
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What package name should I use for a Cyanogenmod theme?

I want to make cm11 theme. But one problem: package name. How does it work? Dialer package has com.android.dialer, so my package could have name eu.mikroskeem.colormelt?
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Any New (not low end) phones using Froyo (or Froyo-style software system)?

Considering the bugs I've heard about the newer Androids (battery life, GPS and distance etc), and the fact that Froyo/gingerbread have better menu systems (larger, with text, not a toolbar), as well ...
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Can I add my own themes to the new Theme section in the Personalize settings?

The latest update to KitKat 4.4.2 on my HTC ONE added a new Theme section to my Personalize settings. Right now, it just lists out four pre-defined themes, which appear to just be a wallpaper and a ...
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CyanogenMod and soft buttons issue when in fullscreen

I've recently been having a problem with my android phone. After rooting and installing cyanogenmod, I started applying a few themes. Now, fullscreen or landscape APD appear to mess up the soft ...
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UserStyles for XML activities?

All my android phones so far have been Samsung's, with AMOLED screens. One of the benefits of AMOLED is that black saves battery life. So many apps though (including many big ones, even from Google)...
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Increase the space between the dots on the pattern lock

My phone is a Motorola RAZR MAXX, the moto skin that comes with it has one feature I really like: the dots on the pattern unlock screen are very far apart. I recently installed Cyanogenmod, and found ...
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How to create Android themes

I would like to create a whole new theme for Android jelly bean but not sure where to start. I have rooted my phone and have poked around the file system a little but haven't really seen all that much ...
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Cyanogenmod stopped being blue

The icons changed to a green scheme instead of the normal blue scheme, and it persists even after reboot. The autocomplete text is yellow now, as is the browser loading bar. What happened?? This ...
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